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All teams will be judged by every member of the jury independently with a total score defined by the combined average ofthe resulting evaluations.

The top team in each challenge for both Hyperledger and IOTA will become finalists and will present their projects at the Agri-D Convention.

There will be 6 finalists.

Finalist criteria:#

All teams must submit the following deliverables:

  • a pitch deck/presentation
  • Short video presentation
  • Freshly created Github Repository
  • Project outline documents
  • Working/Demoable application or tool

All written proposals, pdf slides, and code are mandatory.

Judging criteria#

All teams will be judged across a number of areas of skill and expertise based upon their technical capabilities, team dynamics, product design, and understanding of the solution.

  • Completeness & Technical Quality of the Solution 30%
  • Quality and Uniqueness of the Solution 20%
  • Relevance and Potential Impact 20%
  • Domain Knowledge of the Team 15%
  • Team Dynamics and Management of Project 15%

Points awarded for finalists DO NOT carry forward to the final presentation.

For the final presentation:#

Each team will be given 5 minutes to present their idea and demonstrate a working solution live infront of a global audience at the Agri-D Convention.

This will be followed by a 2 minute Q&A session with the jury.

The jury must be provided access to the code developed by the team (The code need not be made publicly available/visible)

The Jury will determine the Winners and will announce them live at the Agri-D Convention.


Each submission is to be evaluated individually. Use a point scale of 10 for the scores. With 10 being the highest and 0 being the least. Scores can have decimal points.

There is no mandate on scoring a submission. However, average score from the other jury is given to that particular submission.

This is to keep the healthy competitive environment and give benefit of doubt to the submission.

Jury scores are not shared with other jury members.

The Jury will evaluate finalists over the days following the event to finalize their scores.

Jury is free to ask additional questions to the team.

Jury is free to choose their own evaluation criteria. Personal experiences can present expertise in one space over another.

Every jury member will be individually evaluating the projects.